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Argentina coronavirus death toll surpasses 10,000

Argentina's coronavirus death toll surpassed 10,000 on Monday, the government said, as the South American nation struggles to bring its infection rate under control.

Health care workers attend a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patient, in an intensive care unit (ICU), at the Dr. Alberto Antranik Eurnekian hospital, in Ezeiza, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, 21 August 2020.

Newell's fans await hero Messi, but maybe not just yet

Lionel Messi has never hidden his desire to play for hometown club Newell’s Old Boys and though his decision to leave Barcelona prompted dancing in the streets of Rosario on Thursday, most fans know ...

 Newell's Old Boys fans march to express their hopes for Lionel Messi to continue his career in Rosario

Argentina daily COVID-19 cases top 10,000 for first time

Argentina posted a record daily rise of 10,550 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, the health ministry said, taking the total caseload to 370,188 as the country struggles to rein in the spread of infections ...

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients, rest in their beds in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU), at the Dr. Alberto Antranik Eurnekian hospital, in Ezeiza, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, 21 August 2020.

Argentines hoping for Messi-Guardiola reunion at City

The news that Lionel Messi wants to leave Barcelona may have shocked the football world but his fellow Argentines back his decision and they are excited by growing reports of a reunion with coach Pep ...

Barcelona`s Argentine forward Lionel Messi celebrates his goal during the Spanish league football match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on Sunday. Photo: AFP

Argentina exceeds 100,000 cases of novel coronavirus

Mauro Grossman, an intensive care doctor at Ezeiza Hospital in Buenos Aires, told Reuters he believed the peak was approaching. "We believe this peak will plateau and not decrease for a while," he ...

Gravediggers open new graves at the San Vicente cemetery, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spread, in Cordoba, Argentina 13 April 2020.

Messi unwilling to renew Barca contract: Report

Messi has called off negotiations over renewing his contract with the club and is ready to leave the Catalans when his current deal expires in 2021.

Lionel Messi

Fossils from Mongolia, Argentina show some dinosaurs laid soft-shelled eggs

The embryo-containing eggs - leathery on the outside rather than hard and calcified like those of birds - belonged to a dinosaur from Patagonia called Mussaurus from about 200 million years ago and ...

A fossilised egg laid by Mussaurus, a long-necked, plant-eating dinosaur that grew to 20 feet in length and lived in what is now Argentina is seen in image released 17 June 2020.

Messi donates €500,000 to fight coronavirus

Lionel Messi has donated half a million euros to help hospitals in his native Argentina fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lionel Messi

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Fossil of 43m-year-old penguin skin found

Argentine researchers have announced the discovery of fossilized skin on the remains of the wing of a 43-million-year-old penguin on Marambio Island in the Antarctic. The fossil was actually ...

This handout picture released by the Argentine Antarctic Institute shows a jointed wing of a 43 million-year-old penguin found at the Marambio Island, Antarctica, Argentina 13 March 2020. AFP

A Triassic Park flourished 250m yrs ago in Brazil

Millions of years before the arrival of the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex, another fearsome dinosaur -- the Gnathovorax -- roamed what is now southern Brazil, ripping apart its prey with sharp ...

A Triassic Park flourished 250m yrs ago in Brazil
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